Jativacaka, Jātivācaka, Jati-vacaka: 5 definitions

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Jativacaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Alternative spellings of this word include Jativachaka.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jativacaka in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jātivācaka (जातिवाचक).—m S In grammar. A term expressing class, kind, or sort, an abstract noun: opp. to vyaktivācaka. 2 A gentile noun.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

jātivācaka (जातिवाचक).—m (In Grammar.) A term ex- pressing class, kind; an abstract noun.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jativacaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jātivācaka (जातिवाचक).—a. expressing a genus, generic (as a word); गौरश्वः पुरुषो हस्ती (gauraśvaḥ puruṣo hastī).

Jātivācaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jāti and vācaka (वाचक).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jātivācaka (जातिवाचक):—[=jāti-vācaka] [from jāti > jāta] mfn. expressing genus, generic (a name), [Horace H. Wilson]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jativacaka in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Jātivācaka (ಜಾತಿವಾಚಕ):—[noun] (gram.) a word used to indicate a class, category or species of persons, animals or things collectively, rather than single or partiular number of such persons, animals or things.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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